Here are my favorite posts this week from around the crochet blogosphere.

Something Special

The Buffalo Wool Co. is seeking knit and crochet design submissions that use the American bison as inspiration. Accepted contributions will be paid between $100 and $300. (Thanks @CrochetLibFront for the heads up on this one!)

And also, Erika Knight (@KnightKraft) has a new book out called Crochet Workshop and you can peek inside here.

Smart Crafty Words

Crochet Interviews

  • Interview with Donna Kay Lacey. Underground Crafter’s interview with an up-and-coming crochet designer who uses the bullion stitch, a stitch I love and one you don’t see so much.

Crochet Reviews

Beautiful Things People are Crocheting

Do of Just-Do shared this great crochet star pillow she made

This blanket with crochet applique features was made by ADHD Crochet

Upcycled crochet basket from La Ventana Azul, one of my favorite Spanish crochet blogs

Favorite Video of the Week

I’ve been watching some of the vlogs from crocheter TartanLassie5

Crochet Tips and Ideas

  • Blocking Acrylic Blends. @beroccodesign shares some tips for blocking when it’s an acrylic yarn instead of a natural yarn
  • Crocheting Jewelry Clasps. @crochetspot provides two options for adding a crocheted clasp to a jewelry item. I love this because I make a lot of crochet necklaces and don’t have any wire jewelry skills.
  • 4 Ways to Seam Crochet. Need to practice your joining techniques? Here are four options for seaming from @CrochetToday.

Crochet Patterns and Tutorials

Other Stuff

  • Crochet Collars. Love this beautiful roundup of crochet collars from @LasTejeYManeje

And Some Special Thanks

Happy reading!


San Francisco based and crochet-obsessed writer, dreamer and creative spirit!


  1. undergroundcrafter Reply

    Thanks for sharing my link. I really love Donna Kay Lacey’s bullion stitch designs, so I’m happy to share her work with more people!

  2. Laventanaazul Reply

    Hola Kathryn.
    Gracias por tus lindas palabras hacia mi blog te lo agradezco mucho.
    Ha sido divertido reciclar una sábana vieja para tejer una cesta, ahora estoy tejiendo un bolso para la playa con bolsas de plástico, cuando la tenga terminada la colgaré en mi blog.

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